Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the selected design for the National Erebus Memorial, entry 001 Te Paerangi Ataata - Sky Song, on 5 April 2019.

View more information about the selected design here, along with the other five finalist designs.

The design was prepared by Studio Pacific Architecture - well-recognised architects with a long background of memorial and cultural projects. Jason O’Hara is an artist, photographer and designer with multiple Antarctic projects underway. Warren Maxwell is an artist with soundscape experience, much based on his Antarctic visits.

Studio Pacific Architecture will now commence work on the developed design for the Memorial followed by detailed design and the commencement of construction in late 2019.

Finalist design teams

We  acknowledge the work of and thank all six teams in preparing their designs. The other five finalist teams were: 

Design Proposal 002 - Te Ropu (with SGA Ltd, Scott Design Xanthe White Design & David Trubridge)

Design Proposal 003 - RTA Studio 

Design Proposal 004 - Mitchell Stout Dodd Architects 

Design Proposal 005 - Sheppard and Rout Architects 

Design Proposal 006 - Boffa Miskell Ltd 


Updated on 8th April 2019